Trying to colour syslog-ng logs to ttyv7 but won't work after a reboot

Alex Zbyslaw xfb52 at
Thu Sep 15 09:30:42 PDT 2005

Norberto Meijome wrote:

> Perhaps the ttyv7 isn't properly created until after all the local rc 
> scripts are run?  That's all I can think.
> you may want to edit the to add some debug lines to see if 
> ttyv7 is up @ that point in time. based on the result of this, you may 
> want to background (sleep? wait and try again?) the launch of syslogng 
> until after the ttyv7 is ready.
> or figure out in which order things are started and make sure the 
> ttyvs are launched before syslogng

Given that anything in /usr/local/etc will start after anything in /etc, 
I would really expect a virtual tty to be available.  I don't suppose 
that syslogng is logging an error anywhere?  (Not on ttyv7, obviously :-))


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